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Winter ArtMEETS: Needle Felting!
Facilitator: Sarah Bennett
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 | 1-4pm
St. Matthew’s Clubhouse | 450 Broadview Avenue
Cost: $25 | Register on Eventbrite


Felting for fun!

A simple art skill, with endless possibilities to explore, learn how to create everything from flat pieces of abstract art, to more complex, 3-dimensional pieces and beyond. Participants will each take home their own felting needle and other materials to continue using their newfound art skills at home!


Sarah Bennett has been needle felting for over a decade and continues to learn new techniques. She specializes in abstract pieces, with a focus on two-dimensional creations. A three-dimensional creature appears every once in a while too. Needle felting is easy to learn but requires a lifetime to master. Sarah hosts a hands-on workshop where all participants go home with their own creation and the tools required to continue needle felting at home.


In order to continue to support the ArtMEETS program and pay its facilitators a fair CARFAC rate, as well as to offset the cost of high quality art supplies provided during each workshop, each ArtMEETS workshop will be $25. Payment is to be made online at the time of registration, which will be done via Eventbrite. Payments through Eventbrite can be made with any major credit card, or through PayPal.

Unfortunately, East End Arts is not able of offer refunds or exchanges at this time. If you are not able to attend an ArtMEETS workshop that you’ve registered for, please feel free to transfer your ticket to a friend! If you’re transferring your spot to another person, be sure to email them your ticket or hand it to them personally, and let East End Arts know in advance. Thank you!



To ensure that the cost of each workshop does not serve as a barrier to participation, community members will have the opportunity to participate in an ArtMEETS workshop for free via Energy Exchange! An Energy Exchange is a way for you to pay for an ArtMEETS workshop with energy and time, as opposed to with money. Energy Exchange positions will include setting/packing up tables and chairs before and after an ArtMEETS workshop, or dedicating your time as a volunteer at one of our upcoming events. Energy Exchange positions will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis, with preference being given to individuals from low-income households, and/or those who identify as belonging to one or more of the following equity priority groups, as identified by the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council:

  • Indigenous
  • Francophone
  • Person of Colour
  • Deaf
  • Person with Disability/ies
  • Person Living with Mental Illness


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